Moscow architectural studio “Atrium” was established by Vera Butko and Anton Nadtochiy. Primarily they were known as the authors of ultra-contemporary private interiors and houses. But for the last 10 years they have worked a lot on the urban scale. There are 70 preliminary project concepts and planning schemes made for big developer companies by “Atrium”, a masterplan for the district in Krasnodar, several educational buildings, interiors of “RuArts” gallery, showroom “Capellini”, three offices for Russian search engine “Yandex”. Two buildings are currently under construction: athletic and educational complex with residential block near the center of Moscow (43 000 sq.m), and multifunctional complex with shopping mall (160 000 sq. m). Bureau is laureate of different Russian architectural and design awards, including two for greenbuilding in 2010.
"Everything we ever design is architecture, and it doesn’t matter if it is a table, or a highrise. We believe that architecture is an abstract art of form and space. We don’t like to talk about literary meanings and artistic gestures. Details are designed in our projects as a part of whole story but not as a décor. We try to avoid stereotypes – to make not a sum of corridors and rooms, but to expand it from one to another".